Health Administration Graduate Internship

Mount Nittany Health provides an outstanding learning environment for students interested in careers in healthcare administration. Each year we provide master’s level students a limited number of internship experiences with our executive and administrative leaders. Students selected for this unique experience will gain exposure to the complex operations of a health system, participate in observation and project focused experiences, and receive guidance and mentorship from the area’s top leaders in healthcare.

Our internship opportunities change every year, but past examples of placement include:

  • Communications
  • Information Technology and Information Systems
  • Quality
  • Corporate Compliance/Risk Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Executive Leadership


  • Students will be enrolled in an accredited MHA program, and have completed at least one semester of coursework.  This experience must be under the direction of an accredited educational institution and fulfill academic credit for that institution
  • Students will be in good academic standing, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Students must submit a completed application prior to February 15


Applications for summer 2018 will be accepted December 1, 2017 and February 15, 2018.

In addition to completing the application, please review our student handbook, our mission and our services to learn more about Mount Nittany Health. You will be asked questions about this information during the application process.

To complete our application, you should allot about 30 minutes and have the following information on hand:

  • Your academic adviser's and/or instructor's name and contact information
  • Goals and objectives for your educational experience
  • A current transcript and resume